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Thank you to Alpha Xi Delta at Monmouth University

Thank you to Alpha Xi Delta at Monmouth University
December 9, 2022

A big thanks to these lovely ladies from Alpha Xi Delta at Monmouth University for donating holiday decor for our Family Promise families. From festive wrap to stockings to wreaths, the Alpha Xi elves have all the seasonal trimmings covered! These thoughtful gifts will surely make spirits bright!

Thank you Withum team for assisting our staff

Thank you Withum team for assisting our staff
December 8, 2022

A big thank-you to the Withum team for assisting our staff and regular volunteers at two locations while the Lunch Break headquarters is undergoing construction. These wonderful employees showed true team spirit by pitching in where needed: in our temporary kitchen, dining room and Clara’s Closet clothing relocation at St. Anthony’s, Red Bank, and at our Client Choice pantry on... View Article

Thank You for Organizing a Holiday Shopping Event

Thank You for Organizing a Holiday Shopping Event
December 7, 2022

A big thank-you to J.McLaughlin Rumson store manager Susan Barreca and sales associate Christine for organizing a holiday shopping event to benefit Lunch Break. We are appreciative of our generous community partners who are committed to supporting our efforts to break the cycle of poverty and hunger and empower our neighbors to achieve self-sufficiency. We thank those who contributed to... View Article

Thank you to the team at World Subaru for their donation

Thank you to the team at World Subaru for their donation
December 6, 2022

Thank you to the team at World Subaru for their kind donation of non-perishable food to help stock our pantry shelves for the winter. On behalf of our neighbors struggling with food and financial insecurities, we appreciate the continuing generosity from our community partners!

Calling all future chefs!

Calling all future chefs!
December 6, 2022

Lunch Break’s “Look Who’s Cooking” virtual “Holiday Edition” session for children ages 5-12 will be held at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 14th. Participants will learn how to make Pepperoni Pizza Bombs and pick up some cool kitchen hacks! To register, contact Director of Community Engagement Kathleen Williams, kwilliams@lunchbreak.org, (732) 747-8577, Ext. 3051.

Thank you to our local IMA Primary & Urgent Care teams

Thank you to our local IMA Primary & Urgent Care teams
December 2, 2022

Thank you to our local IMA Primary & Urgent Care teams for organizing a food drive for our families in need! These kind health care professionals contributed pounds of non-perishables for our Client Choice pantry shelves. With more new pantry clients registering each day, this donation helps to ensure our food supply to meet the demand.

Our Children’s Cooking Class junior chef is back in the kitchen!

Our Children’s Cooking Class junior chef is back in the kitchen!
December 1, 2022

Our Children’s Cooking Class junior chef is back in the kitchen once again! This time he joins Chef Tracy Turi’s virtual class to prepare Korean Pancakes. These delicious cakes are not you’re ordinary flapjacks! Filled with seafood and savory seasonings, they’re more of an Asian-inspired main course or appetizer. We thank our wonderful community for supporting such creative youth programs!... View Article

Thank you to the ACME Foundation


November 30, 2022

Lunch Break recently received a generous grant from the ACME Foundation #NourishingNeighbors Fuel Our Kids. The grant was made possible by generous customers who visited the Little Silver, Lincroft and Fair Haven ACME markets during September and donated at checkout to help provide healthy breakfasts for children. As the charitable partner for these ACME locations, we are please to receive... View Article

J.McLaughlin is Sponsoring a Holiday Shopping Event

J.McLaughlin is Sponsoring a Holiday Shopping Event
November 30, 2022

Our community partner J.McLaughlin, 15. W. River Road in Rumson, is sponsoring a holiday shopping event to benefit Lunch Break on Thursday, Dec. 1 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Please help support our mission to break the cycle of hunger and poverty in our community and shop for an amazing gift or treat yourself to something special and Lunch... View Article